THE FIRST SALUTE, byBarbara W. Tuchman, printed in1988.This item is a book6 ½” by 9 1/2" 347 page hardcover copy. This book is in good condition with some soiling and rubbing of the covers,pages are clean and tight. This is a heavy, bulky volume and will be shipped USPS Media Mail. Chapters include: here the sovereignty of the united state of America was first acknowledged, beggars of the sea- the Dutch ascendancy, the maddest idea in the world- an American navy, buccaneer-the Baltimore hero, the Dutch and the English: another war, enter admiral Rodney, the French intervention, low point of the revolution, a successful battle may give us America, and much, much more. This book has some illustrations.Thanks for Looking. L-6Powered by eCRATER . List your items fast and easy and manage your active items.